Savannah, GA Cost of Living


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Savannah cost of living score
90.2
Less expensive
9.8% lower
than the US average
4.6% lower
than the Georgia average
Savannah, Georgia gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 90.2, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 9.8% lower than the U.S. average and 4.6% higher than the average for Georgia.

Savannah, GA

Housing costs in Savannah?
A typical home costs $260,000, which is 23.1% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 15.6% less expensive than the average Georgia home, at $308,200. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Savannah costs $1,230 per month, which is 14.0% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 4.1% cheaper than the state average of $1,280.

Can I afford Savannah?
To live comfortably in Savannah, Georgia, a minimum annual income of $49,680 for a family, and $43,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Savannah?
The cost of living in Savannah, GA is 88.4, which is lower than the US average of 100. This makes Savannah a great place to live, as households can not only enjoy the city's southern charm and culture but also save money on everyday expenses. The median house value in Savannah is $260,000, which is significantly lower than the US average of $338,100. This affordability paired with the already low cost of living means that residents in Savannah can enjoy a high quality of life without having to break the bank.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesSavannahGeorgiaUnited States
  90.294.5100.0
  96.995.5100
  95.899.8100.0
  72.482.4100.0
  $260,000$308,200$338,100
  103.2%103.2%100.0%
  89.2105.1100.0
  102.883.8100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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One of the most polluted and unhealthy places you can live while residing in the US. The air pollution from three paper factories is twice the rate of the alarming  More

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I've been to Savannah many times. It is where my wife grew up. The downtown is picturesque and historic. There's a great beach. The food is to die for. Supping on the  More

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My spouse and I moved to Savannah in fall of 2020 from our northern California home. But before we’re labeled as Californians driving up housing costs, let’s set that  More

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